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Lloyds Banking Group has announced its Chief Executive Eric Daniels will retire in the next year.

Lloyds has announced it is to shed 1800 staff, taking the total number of job losses over the past 18 months to around 18,000.

The Rocco Forte Collection, the Rocco Forte luxury hotel group has won an extension to its £300m loan with HBOS after breaching banking covenants.

The Bank of England has revealed details of a secret £61.6bn bailout of the stricken banks RBS and HBOS last autumn.

Sir James Crosby, deputy chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has resigned.

He stepped down the day after it emerged he sacked the head of risk at HBOS after he had warned about the bank's risk profile.

Sir James, 52, denied the substance of the allegations, but said:

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